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CNC Programmer

Are you a CNC Programmer with experience in SigmaNEST? Do you have a good level of competency in MS Office?  

If so this could be the role for you! 

ML Fabcuts is a long standing company providing high quality, bespoke metal fabrication work to a large and varied customer base.  They are undergoing a period of rapid expansion and are recruiting for numerous positions to bolster their current workforce.

The new CNC Programmer will report to one of the 2 company directors.  This is a key position which requires a high degree of competency in Sigmanest, a proven commercial background working with 2D CAD design and preferably a demonstrable understanding of 3D modelling software like Solidworks.  A personable manner with good communication skills will be required when liaising with customers about design clarifications and possible alterations.  Attention to detail is critical in every aspect of this role.

For the right candidate, this role has the potential to lead to a management position overseeing a team of programmers. 

Day to day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Accurately translating customer requirements into CNC recognisable instructions
  • Responding to all design related enquiries in a manner which accommodates the customers’ lay understanding
  • Using Sigmanest on a daily basis to ultimately meet the customers’ requirements
  • Selecting the appropriate cutting machines for given tasks to match each machine’s capabilities, their suitability for the task at hand and to balance the workload across all of them
  • Liaise with the Sales department whenever a design alteration prompts a change in material or labour costs
  • Develop an understanding and awareness of stock control to ensure that the director to whom you report may make informed decisions regarding re-ordering
  • Open and frequent cross-department liaison to ensure programming jobs are being completed in the most efficient manner possible
  • Ad-hoc projects as required

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:

Key Skills Required:


  • Excellent clear and concise telephone manner
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • High level of professionalism
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent time management – prioritise and complete tasks fully within an agreed timescale
  • Punctual
  • Excellent attention to detail – accuracy is key
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good numeracy skills with a logical, tenacious and methodical approach
  • Ability to cope with pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Flexible and helpful attitude
  • Self-motivated and able to resolve problems independently
  • Eager to learn and confident to take on new responsibilities

How to apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity and want to learn more then we would love to hear from you!  Please attach an up to date copy of your Cv to the link provided and we will be in direct contact.

Good luck! 



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm
  • Rate: £28k - 33k per year + DOE
  • Location: Crayford
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: MLFC01
  • Posted: 2021-10-12 15:50:17 -

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